Rule Violations

Current Sanctions

This section lists all persons currently serving an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV).

Please note - under the World Anti-Doping Code all ADRVs must be published for one year. Therefore, this list also includes those cases in which a person received a sanction of less than one year (and therefore the sanction has expired).

Name National Governing Body Sanction
Jonathan Tiernan-Locke British Cycling Federation Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Jonathan Tiernan-Locke
  • Date of violation: 01/08/2012
  • Date added to website: 18/08/2014
  • Sport: Cycling
  • National Governing Body: British Cycling Federation
  • Rule violated: Use or attempted use by an athlete of a prohibited substance or method
  • Substance: Erythropoietin (EPO)
  • Start date of sanction: 01/01/2014
  • End date of sanction: 31/12/2015
  • Sanction: Two-year ban from 1 January 2014 until 31 December 2015
  • Decision: UKADvs_TiernanLocke_Decision_341.pdf [PDF 158 k]
Rhys Pugsley Rugby Football League Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Rhys Pugsley
  • Date of violation: 22/04/2014
  • Date added to website: 07/08/2014
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Methandienone
  • Start date of sanction: 15/05/2014
  • End date of sanction: 14/05/2016
  • Decision: UKADvs_Pugsley_Decision_340.pdf [PDF 765 k]
Sophie Tinklin Welsh Amateur Boxing Association Four-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Sophie Tinklin
  • Date of violation: 12/07/2012
  • Date added to website: 04/08/2014
  • Sport: Amateur Boxing
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Amateur Boxing Association
  • Rule violated: Possession of prohibited substances, Trafficking or attempted trafficking
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents, Hormone and Metabolic Modulators
  • Substance: Clomiphene, Dihydrotestosterone, Mesterolone, Methyltestosterone, Nandrolone, Oxymetholone, Stanozolol, Testosterone, Trenbolone
  • Start date of sanction: 19/02/2014
  • End date of sanction: 18/02/2018
  • Sanction: Rules violated: Possession of one or more Prohibited Substances; Trafficking or Attempting Trafficking of Prohibited Substances; Assisting, encouraging, aiding, abetting or covering up or any other type of complicity involving an anti-doping rule violation or any attempted anti-doping rule violation. Sanction imposed: Four-year ban
  • Decision: UKADvsPTinklin_STinklin_1stDecision_338.pdf [PDF 354 k]
  • Supporting documents: STinklin_vs_UKAD_NADP_Appeal_Decision.pdf [PDF 284 k]
Philip Tinklin Welsh Amateur Boxing Association Lifetime ban
  • Competitor's name: Philip Tinklin
  • Date of violation: 12/07/2012
  • Date added to website: 04/08/2014
  • Sport: Amateur Boxing
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Amateur Boxing Association
  • Rule violated: Possession of prohibited substances, Trafficking or attempted trafficking
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents, Hormone and Metabolic Modulators
  • Substance: Clomiphene, Dihydrotestosterone, Mesterolone, Methyltestosterone, Nandrolone, Oxymetholone, Stanozolol, Testosterone, Trenbolone
  • Start date of sanction:
  • End date of sanction: Lifetime ban
  • Sanction: Rules violated: Possession of one or more Prohibited Substances; Trafficking or Attempting Trafficking of Prohibited Substances; Assisting, encouraging, aiding, abetting or covering up or any other type of complicity involving an anti-doping rule violation or any attempted anti-doping rule violation. Sanction imposed: Lifetime ban from sport
  • Decision: UKADvsPTinklin_STinklin_1stDecision_338.pdf [PDF 354 k]
Harry Allen Rugby Football Union One-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Harry Allen
  • Date of violation: 25/11/2013
  • Date added to website: 28/07/2014
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Benzoylecgonine
  • Start date of sanction: 13/12/2013
  • End date of sanction: 12/12/2014
  • Decision: RFU_v_Allen_337.pdf [PDF 278 k]
Christopher Edwards Welsh Rugby Union Three-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Christopher Edwards
  • Date of violation: 06/12/2013
  • Date added to website: 07/07/2014
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Rugby Union
  • Rule violated: Use or attempted use by an athlete of a prohibited substance or method, Possession of prohibited substances
  • Substance: Testosterone, Trenbolone
  • Start date of sanction: 27/04/2014
  • End date of sanction: 27/04/2017
  • Sanction: Three-year ban from 27 April 2014 to 27 April 2017
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Edwards_Decision_336.pdf [PDF 383 k]
Ralph Cooke Rugby Football Union Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Ralph Cooke
  • Date of violation: 21/12/2013
  • Date added to website: 26/06/2014
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Trenbolone
  • Start date of sanction: 17/01/2014
  • End date of sanction: 16/01/2016
  • Decision: RFU_v_Cooke_335.pdf [PDF 238 k]
Clive Peters Rugby Football Union Eight-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Clive Peters
  • Date of violation: 11/10/2012
  • Date added to website: 26/06/2014
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Possession of prohibited substances, Trafficking or attempted trafficking
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: n/a
  • Start date of sanction: 30/11/2012
  • End date of sanction: 29/11/2020
  • Sanction: Eight-year ban from 30 November 2012 to 30 November 2020
  • Decision: RFU_v_Peters_Sanction_Decision_334.pdf [PDF 510 k]
Sebastian Kolasa Rugby Football League 15-month ban
  • Competitor's name: Sebastian Kolasa
  • Date of violation: 21/08/2013
  • Date added to website: 27/05/2014
  • Sport: Rugby League
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football League
  • Rule violated: Refusing or failure to comply
  • Class of drug:
  • Start date of sanction: 01/09/2013
  • End date of sanction: 30/11/2014
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Kolasa_Decision_333.pdf [PDF 296 k]
Bruce Croall British Cycling Federation Six-month ban
  • Competitor's name: Bruce Croall
  • Date of violation: 06/10/2013
  • Date added to website: 16/05/2014
  • Sport: Cycling
  • National Governing Body: British Cycling Federation
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Oxilofrine (methylsynephrine)
  • Start date of sanction: 09/10/2013
  • End date of sanction: 09/04/2014
  • Decision: UKADvCroall_Decision_332.pdf [PDF 416 k]
Timo Hoffmann (GER) British Boxing Board of Control Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Timo Hoffmann (GER)
  • Date of violation: 23/02/2013
  • Date added to website: 08/05/2014
  • Sport: Professional Boxing
  • National Governing Body: British Boxing Board of Control
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Ephedrine
  • Start date of sanction: 21/05/2013
  • End date of sanction: 21/05/2015
  • Decision: UKADvHoffmann_Decision_331.pdf [PDF 330 k]
Nathaniel Wilding British Weightlifting Association Powerlifting Disability Six-month ban
  • Competitor's name: Nathaniel Wilding
  • Date of violation: 30/11/2013
  • Date added to website: 03/04/2014
  • Sport: Disability Powerlifting
  • National Governing Body: British Weightlifting Association Powerlifting Disability
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Cannabinoids
  • Substance: Cannabis
  • Start date of sanction: 19/12/2013
  • End date of sanction: 19/06/2014
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Wilding_Decision_330.pdf [PDF 1,210 k]
Dean Colclough Welsh Rugby Union Eight-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Dean Colclough
  • Date of violation: 15/08/2013
  • Date added to website: 24/02/2014
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Rugby Union
  • Rule violated: Possession of prohibited substances, Trafficking or attempted trafficking
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Androst-1,4,6-triene-3,17-dione (ATD), Androstenedione, Drostanolone, Mestanolone, n/a, Stanozolol
  • Start date of sanction: 14/11/2013
  • End date of sanction: 13/11/2021
  • Sanction: Eight year ban from 14 November 2013 to 13 November 2021
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Colclough_Decision_329.pdf [PDF 330 k]
William Robinson Rugby Football Union Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: William Robinson
  • Date of violation: 16/07/2013
  • Date added to website: 18/02/2014
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Hormone and Metabolic Modulators
  • Substance: Clomiphene
  • Start date of sanction: 13/08/2013
  • End date of sanction: 13/08/2015
  • Decision: RFU_v_Robinson_328.pdf [PDF 320 k]
Kenny Anderson British Boxing Board of Control Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Kenny Anderson
  • Date of violation: 20/10/2012
  • Date added to website: 04/12/2013
  • Sport: Professional Boxing
  • National Governing Body: British Boxing Board of Control
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Stimulants
  • Substance: Amphetamine
  • Start date of sanction: 09/11/2012
  • End date of sanction: 08/11/2014
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Anderson_327.pdf [PDF 141 k]
  • Supporting documents: UKAD_vs_Anderson_Appeal_Decision.pdf [PDF 93 k]
Harrison Pickett Rugby Football Union Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Harrison Pickett
  • Date of violation: 03/10/2013
  • Date added to website: 02/12/2013
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample, Use or attempted use by an athlete of a prohibited substance or method
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Oxymetholone
  • Start date of sanction: 09/10/2013
  • End date of sanction: 08/10/2015
  • Decision: RFU_v_Pickett_326.pdf [PDF 187 k]
Richard Briggs Rugby Football Union Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Richard Briggs
  • Date of violation: 16/07/2013
  • Date added to website: 02/12/2013
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: 19-norandrosterone, Oxandrolone
  • Start date of sanction: 10/08/2013
  • End date of sanction: 09/08/2015
  • Decision: RFU_v_Briggs_325.pdf [PDF 699 k]
Paul Supple British Weightlifting Association Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Paul Supple
  • Date of violation: 04/07/2013
  • Date added to website: 01/10/2013
  • Sport: Weightlifting
  • National Governing Body: British Weightlifting Association
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: Oxymetholone
  • Start date of sanction: 29/07/2013
  • End date of sanction: 28/07/2015
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Supple_decision_324.pdf [PDF 63 k]
Michael Ryan Rugby Football Union Two-year ban
  • Competitor's name: Michael Ryan
  • Date of violation: 20/05/2013
  • Date added to website: 09/09/2013
  • Sport: Rugby Union
  • National Governing Body: Rugby Football Union
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Anabolic Agents
  • Substance: 19-norandrosterone, Clenbuterol
  • Start date of sanction: 07/06/2013
  • End date of sanction: 06/06/2015
  • Decision: RFU_vs_Ryan_323.pdf [PDF 226 k]
Jamie Evans Welsh Amateur Boxing Association Warning and a reprimand
  • Competitor's name: Jamie Evans
  • Date of violation: 12/04/2013
  • Date added to website: 29/08/2013
  • Sport: Amateur Boxing
  • National Governing Body: Welsh Amateur Boxing Association
  • Rule violated: Presence of a prohibited substance or its metabolites or markers in an athlete's sample
  • Class of drug: Beta-2 Agonists
  • Substance: Salbutamol
  • Start date of sanction:
  • End date of sanction:
  • Decision: UKAD_vs_Evans_decision_322.pdf [PDF 71 k]

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